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Thread #105215   Message #2164441
Posted By: Bill D
05-Oct-07 - 10:38 AM
Thread Name: BS: Great Quotes - relevant to today's world
Subject: RE: BS: Great Quotes - relevant to today's world
"The modern conservative is engaged in one of man's oldest exercises in moral philosophy; that is, the search for a superior moral justification for selfishness." ~John Kenneth Galbraith

"Conservative, n: A statesman who is enamored of existing evils, as distinguished from the Liberal who wishes to replace them with others." ~Ambrose Bierce, The Devil's Dictionary

"Politics is the gentle art of getting votes from the poor and campaign funds from the rich, by promising to protect each from the other." ~Oscar Ameringer

"He didn't say that. He was reading what was given to him in a speech." ~Richard Darman, director of the Office of Management and Budget, (explaining why President Bush wasn't following up on his campaign pledge that there would be no loss of wetlands)

"Conservatives are not necessarily stupid, but most stupid people are conservatives." ~John Stuart Mill